Results tagged “Al Qaeda in Iraq”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



Al Nusrah Front, allies impose sharia in Aleppo




Al Qaeda in Iraq claims attacks in Baghdad




Al Nusrah Front suicide bombers attack bridge, base in Homs




Sectarian Strains Pit Some Iraqis Against Their Own Leaders




Syrian government accuses rebels of launching chemical attack

The use of chemical weapons has yet to be confirmed. Sixteen Syrian soldiers are said to be among the 26 people killed in the purported chemical attack.


Al Qaeda in Iraq claims 'storming' operation in Baghdad

The Iraqi terror group said the attack was part of its "Destroying the Walls" campaign, which was announced by the group's emir, Abu Du'a, last year.


CIA begins sizing up Islamic extremists in Syria for drone strikes




Al Qaeda in Iraq launches suicide assault in Baghdad




Al Nusrah Front poised to take over last major city on Euphrates River

The al Qaeda affiliate continues to push back government forces in Deir al Zour, and the group has also established the Sharia Committee for the Eastern Region to govern areas under its control.


Al Qaeda in Iraq claims ambush that killed Syrian, Iraqi troops

The Iraqi terror group said it killed the Syrian and Iraqi soldiers just one day after its affiliate, the Al Nusrah Front, seized a border crossing in Syria.


Al Nusrah Front seizes control of Syrian city of Raqqah

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria teamed up with the jihadist Ahrar al Sham Brigade to take control of the provincial capital. The jihadist alliance effectively controls most the Euphrates River Valley in Syria all the way to the Iraqi border. The Al Nusrah Front also carried out two suicide attacks in Homs.


Al Nusrah Front claims 2 suicide attacks in Damascus




48 Syrian, 9 Iraqi soldiers killed in western Iraq ambush




US to aid Syrian groups that support al Qaeda's affiliate

The State Department will back the Syrian Opposition Coalition, which opposes the US's designation of the Al Nusrah Front as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, and the Free Syrian Army, which fights alongside with and under the command of Al Nusrah.


Al Nusrah Front claims another suicide attack in Syria




Al Nusrah Front claims suicide attack on Syrian defense factory

The suicide attack killed scores of civilian workers at a munitions factory near Hama. Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria has now claimed credit for nine of the 10 suicide attacks that have been reported in Syria so far this year.


Interview with Abdelasiem El Difraoui on al Qaeda's use of visual media




Chechen commander leads Muhajireen Brigade in Syria

Abu-Omar-al-Chechen.jpgOmar al Chechen is a key leader in the Muhajireen Brigade, a jihadist group that fights alongside the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant against the regime of President Bashir al Assad.


Al Nusrah Front detonates 50 IEDs in massive ambush




Syrian citizens: Al Nusrah Front trying to 'control everything'